Sony Xperia Z Ultra Google Play Edition gets a $200 price cut, now available for $449

Samsung was the first company to hop on to the Google Play Edition program with their yesteryear flagship – Samsung Galaxy S4 and then HTC followed the trend with their flagship – HTC One. Sony joined the bandwagon with first Snapdragon 800 smartphone – Sony Xperia Z Ultra.


The specifications of the Sony Xperia Z Ultra are as follows

  • 6.4 inch (1920 x 1080 pixels) Triluminos Display with X-Reality for Mobiles
  • 2.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974 (LTE) or MSM8274 (HSPA+)) processor
  • Android 4.2 (Jelly Bean)
  • Pen input with stylus
  • 8MP Primary Camera with Exmos RS sensor, HDR photos & videos, 1080p video recording.
  • 2MP front-facing camera with 1080p video recording
  • 6.5mm thick and weighs 212 grams
  • IP55 / IP58 rating for dust and water resistance
  • 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio with RDS
  • 2GB RAM,  16GB internal memory, Upto 64GB expandable memory via microSD card
  • 4G LTE / 3G HSPA+, WiFi 820.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, GPS/ GLONASS, NFC
  • 3050mAh Battery

When the phone was launched as a Google Play Edition, it was priced at 649$ and within four months of its launch, the price has now been reduced to $449 which is a big reduction. The specifications of the phone are beefy and if you don’t mind the big size and a below average camera, then it is a pretty good choice.

Author: Monish Kumar

Monish is passionate about smartphones who is also interested in User Experience and Design. He is currently using Samsung Galaxy S3. You can follow him on Twitter and Google+